Breastfeeding

A woman in orange sits on the floor of a prison cell

Not Equipped: The Incarceration of Mothers and Limitations on Reproductive Rights

Sitara Murali

More than a third of incarcerated women worldwide are in US prisons, and 80 percent of those women are mothers. The US prison system is not equipped to provide basic health care to these women and must adapt quickly to ensure basic human dignity and access to adequate health care for a growing population of women. Read more

Anna Sadovnikova

3 Tips for Aspiring Public Health Entrepreneurs

Anna Sadovnikova

I never thought I could call myself an “entrepreneur” or a “businesswoman.” Even today, three years after co-founding a company and (finally) selling our product, I still hesitate to use those words to describe myself. But after listening to the success stories and failures of dozens of innovators, I’ve identified three key strategies that we all employ. Read more

Mothers from Eastern Ukraine attend training on breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: How Long Is Too Long?

Brooke A. Perry

It was a cool September morning. Flipping the radio station on my drive into work, I happened across a talk show and something caught my ear. As I listened, I realized they were discussing breastfeeding—more specifically breastfeeding into toddlerhood. Read more